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Dover Night Out

Rosalyn Hugs

Exceptional Service Award: Members of the Strafford County Regional Tactical Operations Unit.

Detective Matt Travaglini, Officer Chris Plummer, Sergeant John Tarmey, Officer Nick Glowacki and Officer Alex McMillan (Somersworth PD)

Chief Daniel Smith Award:  Sergeant Marn Speidel

Chief Colarusso with Employee of the Year, Detective Matthew Travaglini the 2017 Employee of the Year.

Officer Joe Caproni on Rasa during a recent visit to Maple Suites

K9 Barco is anxiously awaiting instructions from his handler, Officer Matt Brown.

Officer Michelle Murch and CJ pose with an aspiring  police officer during Dover’s 2016 Downtown Trick or Treat event.

On June 14, 2016, DMS Resource Officer Pieniazek (not pictured) along with Officers Kennedy, Lazos, and Glowacki competed in an annual Tug of War contest with the fifth grade homeroom that had eliminated all of the other homerooms in earlier contests. 

Chief Colarusso offers a Drug Free Dover Frisbee to a child during National Night Out on August 2, 2016.

Summer Meals Kickoff

Officers Murch and Caproni greet children during the Summer Meals Kickoff event held at the Dover Head Start facility on Whittier Street in June of 2016.

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Officers Chris Pieniazek and Chris Plummer pose for a picture after graduating from DARE Officer Training on December 13, 2015

Christmas Baskets - Preparation 2016Dover Police Department employees and their families pose for a photo with the baskets they are about to deliver on December 2016


Grinko-K9 2015 



 Barco - Dover Police Dept's newest four-legged officer.

Barco is a Belgian Malinois and is the newest four-legged member of the Dover Police Department.


Fred Ross Award

On September 18, 2015,  Purnell "Fred" Ross was presented with the Dover Police Citizen's Service Award by Chief Anthony F. Colarusso, Jr.  for assisting Officer Brynn Dunne as she attempted to restrain a woman who had run into oncoming traffic on August 28, 2015


Battle of the Badges

Officers Harnish and Plummer listen to Governor Maggie Hassan prior to the start of the 2015 CHaD battle of the Badges hockey game at the Verizon Wireless Arena.


2015 M. Travaglini - Young Inventors

 Detective Matt Travaglini listens as a Woodman Park School student describes her invention during the school's 2015 Young Inventors Competition


Christmas Parade 2014

 Dover Police lead the annual City of Dover Holiday Parade


Garrison School Gaudreault 2014-10

Officer Adam Gaudreault reads to children at the Garrison School during the school’s “Fall Into a Good Book” literacy event.


Garrison School Dunne-Feliciano 2014-10

Officers Brynn Dunne (left) and Jason Feliciano read to children at the Garrison School on October 9, 2014 during the school’s “Fall Into a Good Book” literacy event.


Law Enforcement Memorial 2014-05

Several members of the Dover Police Department including Chief Colarusso gathered at the NH Law Enforcement Memorial for the annual ceremony.  Dover Police Department Special Officer George Pray who was killed in the line of duty in 1888 was honored for the first time at the event.

Special Olympics 2014-05Dover Police Mounted Patrol Officers Murch and Caproni pause while assisting with the 2014 Special Olympics Summer Games to pose for a photo with the NH State Police helicopter.


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